Is it odd that I think about knitting pretty much ALL THE TIME? I mean, seriously, it’s kind of ridiculous…I suppose that’s why I’ve got this blog, to have somewhere to put down my knitty thoughts, hm?

I’ve started working on items for the Dulaan Project, and I made a hat last night in less than 1 hour. Working on a scarf now, but of course that’s a little slower going. I’ve taken out a bunch of yarn that would otherwise have just sat in a bin, so now I’ve got these two bags of yarn that shall be made into hats, mittens, scarves (maybe) and some socks.

I found the perfect yarn for the Gibson Girl pullover – mercerized cotton from Camilla Valley Farm. It comes on the cone, so it’s cheap, and it’s got nice colours. BUT, I need to work from stash first. I’ve got soooo very many projects lined up for that I already have the yarn for, and I’m feeling kind of overwhelmed by it all. Gotta finish some projects first before I can buy more yarn – at least say, 4 new projects excluding Dulaan stuff.

I’ve been trying to think of things to make with the Naturelle 8/8 that I’ve got tons of, from Elann. I’ve got a full cone of “dark linen”, about half of a light denim, and maybe a quarter or less of oxford grey. Like Joyce said, the stuff seems to never run out. And I’m finding it kind of difficult to think of projects that I would want to use this yarn for, that wouldn’t be too heavy.

Contenders:
Janda from knitty
Tasha from knitty
Monk’s travel satchel, free from interweave
Vera tank from Mission Falls Cotton “Simple”
A skirt for my little sister (she’s been bugging me about it for awhile)

So much to knit, so little time.

EDIT: oops. I accidentally deleted the entry with the comments attached to it for the previous post (R.I.P.). I read them, though, and I just re-read them in my Haloscan account. Alexandra – I did do a final go-round where I picked up the wraps. I think the trick is that there is a difference in the way you need to pick up the wraps made on the purl side versus the knit side – where I picked them up does look a little funny, and different from each other. But it’s black and right below the bindoff, so it’s difficult to see.

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